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Friday, August 23, 2019

Agri-food businesses get financial boost from feds, province

Ten farm and agri-food businesses in the area are getting a collective $232,000 boost courtesy of the federal and provincial governments.Among the funding recipients...

Pork a pawn in battle with China

Canadian producers are hoping for a swift resolution to the country’s latest trade dispute with China after a ban was imposed on all pork...

A new partnership goes to market

The Wellesley Farmers’ Market is returning for another season to the open-air pavilion outside the Wellesley arena. As of Saturday, organizers will once again...

Maple syrup producers waiting on a deep freeze

The chilling cold of Canada’s winter has long been the herald of the coming maple syrup season. And though the weather has been less...

Group publishes guide for prospective new farmers

The National Farmers Union of Ontario has published the Young Agrarians Ontario Land Access Guide to help new farmers find creative ways to succeed...

Getting down to the business of enjoying strawberry season: fresh and...

With berry season in full swing, now is the time to attend those pick-your-own farms and kiosks available for prospective buyers around town. Martin’s...

FMO program is a reality check for farm-to-table goods

Farmers’ Market Ontario is very much an advocate for the offerings of genuine, local farmers. To that end, the organization is alert for resellers...

Getting down to the business of going local with food choices

Long supporting the region’s local food producers, the Taste of Woolwich is back for its 12th year next weekend. With a number of attractions,...

Research nets new tender fruit

Fruit breeding is a ponderous process, a science spanning decades to procure the perfect seedling to bring to market. For Jayasankar Subramanian of the...

Weather has some crops down, but not out

The wet, cool weather that defined the spring and early summer have taken somewhat of a toll on crops, even here in the region. The...